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Parks and Facilities

 

Title Address Phone
Jewett Park Community Center 836 Jewett Park Drive 847-945-0650
Sachs Recreation Center 455 Lake Cook Road 847-572-2600
Patty Turner Center 375 Elm Street 847-940-4010
Deerfield Golf Club 1201 Saunders Road, Riverwoods 847-945-8333
Mitchell Pool (in season) 951 Wilmot Road 847-945-7760
Deerspring Pool (in season) 200 Deerfield Road 847-945-7610

 

Jewett Park Community Center

The Jewett Park Community Center is the main building of the Deerfield Park District, located at 836 Jewett Park Drive. The telephone number is 847-945-0650 and the fax number is 847-945-0699. The community center houses the administrative offices, registration, the Deerfield Park District Preschool, Tree House Indoor Playground, and much of our recreation programming, including art and ceramics classes, cooking, preschool programs, some of our exercise classes, tap and ballet classes offered by the Deerfield Dance Studio, and some of our adult activities. Many of the rooms at the community center are available for rental. The office is closed in observance of major holidays.

Sachs Recreation Center

The Sachs Recreation Center opened May 1, 2009 and is the Deerfield Park District's newest facility. The Center, with nearly 100,000-square-foot of space, is located at 455 Lake Cook Road (near Waukegan Road). The telephone number is 847-572-2600. Formerly the Multiplex, this new Park District facility provides many new opportunities for fun, fitness, and recreation, including a fitness center, three gymnasiums, tennis and racquetball courts, an indoor pool, middle school game room and more -all at a great Park District value. Onsite childcare and a before- and after-kindergarten (with transportation available for Deerfield District 109 students) are available. The Sachs Recreation Center includes a four-lane, 20-yard indoor lap pool with a whirlpool, a four-lane jogging/walking track, two free-weight rooms, exercise and dance studios and additional programming space for fitness and recreation classes. A cafe offers healthy options for snacks or lunch. Facility and space rentals are available for parties and events; and plenty of parking is available by agreement with the Deerfield Park Plaza.

Deerfield Golf Club

The Deerfield Golf Club & Learning Center has numerous rental options for parties, banquets, meetings, and receptions. For information, please visit the Deerfield Golf Club website or call 847-945-8333.

Patty Turner Center

The Patty Turner Center is located at 375 Elm Street. The telephone number is 847-940-4010. David Shamrock is the Recreation Supervisor. The center serves a very active group of adults aged 50 and up and offers numerous activities and special events throughout the year.

Members enjoy computer and technology classes, men's and women's golf leagues, an investment club, art and exercise classes, bowling and bocce leagues, social and contract bridge, driving courses, trips and many other activities.

Call 847-940-4010 or email us at info@pattyturnercenter.org for more information.

Neighborhood Parks

For information about Deerfield's neighborhood parks and other special interest facilities, please visit this page.

Swimming Pools (2 outdoor, 1 indoor)

A full season of summer outdoor swim classes, lap swim, parent-tot swim and open swim opportunities are offered at our two outdoor swimming pools. Year-round indoor opportunities are available at Sachs Recreation Center. To view the full pool schedule view our pools page.
 

Mitchell (outdoor) Pool

951 Wilmot Rd. (at Hazel) - 847-945-7760
“Z” shaped pool ranging in depth from 2-1/2 to 5 feet deep. The diving bay is 12 feet deep. Youngsters will also enjoy our zero depth wading pool. Engraved brick pavers may be purchased for the pool entrance.

Deerspring (outdoor) Pool

200 Deerfield Rd. - 847-945-7610
“L”-shaped, Olympic-size pool that ranges from 3 to 5 feet at its deeper end. The diving bay is 11.6 feet deep, with a 1-meter diving board and a new drop slide. Deerspring features include a water slide in the shallow end and a zero-depth wading pool.

Sprayground at Deerspring

Our Sprayground is open before, during and after the regular pool season, depending upon the weather conditions. The Sprayground offers slides, geysers, water cannons and more!

Sachs Recreation Center (indoor) Pool

455 Lake Cook Road - 847-572-2600
Four-lane, 20-yard pool offering swimmers Lap Swim, Open Swim and Family Swim as well as Group and Private swim lessons that follow the American Red Cross Instructional program. Open Swim / Family Swim: Everyone is invited “Into the Pool!” on Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-3:00 p.m., year-round. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Lifeguards are on duty. Check the Sachs Rec Center website for additional hours on holidays. 

 

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Local Events

Calendar

February 2015
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Feb
27
Half Day Happenings
Event's details
February 27, 2015
Time:11:40 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Need something to do on the District 109 half days of school? Come to the Deerfield Park District for games and fun. A variety of games, activities, and projects will be offered. Transportation from the District 109 Elementary Schools will be provided to Jewett Park Community Center for the day!
 
(11:40 AM - 06:00 PM)
 
Mar
06
Son/Mom or Adult Sport Night
Event's details
March 06, 2015
Time:06:30 PM - 08:15 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join us for an evening of sports, games, open gym time and a treat! You can team up to win prizes in sports, contests, play games, and chow down on a treat. Honor your favorite sport’s team by coming dressed in their team colors or jersey. Awards will be presented. A souvenir photo provides a lasting memory for a terrific evening.
 
(06:30 PM - 08:15 PM)
 
Mar
07
For Kids Only Flea Market
Event's details
March 07, 2015
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Time:01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Calling all young entrepreneurs in grades K-8! Recycle old games, books, toys, stuffed animals, sports equipment, trading cards, etc. (No bikes or baby equipment!). All merchandise should be in good condition and complete. Deerfield Park District is not responsible for the condition of any merchandise sold at the “For Kids Only” Flea Market. Baked Goods will be allowed, but must be individually wrapped for sale.
 
(01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
 
Mar
13
Theater D - Barefoot in the Park
Event's details
March 13, 2015-March 15, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

This romantic comedy focuses on newlyweds, Corie and Paul, as they begin married life in a tiny 5th floor walkup apartment in a mid-Manhattan brownstone. Paul is a strait-laced attorney, Corie a far more spontaneous free spirit. The young couple must contend with a lack of heat, a skylight that leaks snow, several long flights of stairs, oddball neighbor Victor Velasco, and Corie's well-meaning mother. Adjusting to married life isn’t so easy!
 
(All Day Event)
 
Mar
14
Throwing, Finishing & Glazing – Wheel Throwing 2-Day Workshops
Event's details
March 14, 2015
Time:01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

On the first Saturday Workshop you will learn basic techniques of throwing and designing with lots of one-on-one attention. On the next Saturday, decorate your thrown piece with a variety of glazing finishes and techniques.
 
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
 
Mar
14
Theater D - Barefoot in the Park
Event's details
March 13, 2015-March 15, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

This romantic comedy focuses on newlyweds, Corie and Paul, as they begin married life in a tiny 5th floor walkup apartment in a mid-Manhattan brownstone. Paul is a strait-laced attorney, Corie a far more spontaneous free spirit. The young couple must contend with a lack of heat, a skylight that leaks snow, several long flights of stairs, oddball neighbor Victor Velasco, and Corie's well-meaning mother. Adjusting to married life isn’t so easy!
 
(All Day Event)
 
Mar
15
Theater D - Barefoot in the Park
Event's details
March 13, 2015-March 15, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

This romantic comedy focuses on newlyweds, Corie and Paul, as they begin married life in a tiny 5th floor walkup apartment in a mid-Manhattan brownstone. Paul is a strait-laced attorney, Corie a far more spontaneous free spirit. The young couple must contend with a lack of heat, a skylight that leaks snow, several long flights of stairs, oddball neighbor Victor Velasco, and Corie's well-meaning mother. Adjusting to married life isn’t so easy!
 
(All Day Event)
 
Mar
21
Improv Boot Camp
Event's details
March 21, 2015
Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Improv is a fun way of discovering yourself and realizing you are capable of making a difference. This workshop fosters collaboration among participants, promotes creative problem solving and provides tools for dealing with conflict. Our goal is to build and use the positive power of self-esteem to develop your confidence.
 
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 
Mar
21
Chess Tournament
Event's details
March 21, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Compete against your friends (Once with every player in your section, based upon grade) in a round robin tournament. Each player must bring their own chess set. Awards will be awarded to top individuals and teams.
 
(09:30 AM - 01:00 PM)
 
Mar
26
“We’ve Got Talent” PTC Members Variety Night
Event's details
March 26, 2015
Time:06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

See who’ll be performing under the spotlight in this first-ever PTC Member Variety Night showcasing the talent. Enjoy music, comedy and more in this evening starlit review! A light reception following the program will be featured!
 
(06:30 PM - 08:30 PM)
 
Mar
30
Spring Break Sports Camp
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 06, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some spring break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball. We will have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim in the pool at Sachs. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(All Day Event)
 
Mar
30
Spring Break Kick Off
Event's details
March 30, 2015
Time:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: PIck up and Drop off at SRC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Come join us for a fun filled day at the Sachs Recreation Center. We will play Wii, watch a movie, and eat popcorn. We will also make a special snack and create a fun art project. We will order Il Forno Pizza for lunch and a drink!!
 
(08:00 AM - 06:00 PM)
 
Mar
30
Spring Break Ceramics Fest
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join Richard at his four-day ceramics festival! Create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and using surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Mar
31
Spring Break Sports Camp
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 06, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some spring break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball. We will have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim in the pool at Sachs. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(All Day Event)
 
Mar
31
Museum of Science & Industry
Event's details
March 31, 2015
Time:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: PIck up and Drop off at SRC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Come with us to the Chicago Museum of Science & Industry for a full day of fun. We will view a show in the omni-max and one of their special exhibits. Please bring a lunch and drink on this trip.
 
(08:00 AM - 06:00 PM)
 
Mar
31
Spring Break Ceramics Fest
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join Richard at his four-day ceramics festival! Create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and using surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Apr
01
Spring Break Sports Camp
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 06, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some spring break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball. We will have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim in the pool at Sachs. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(All Day Event)
 
Apr
01
Swimming & Bowling
Event's details
April 01, 2015
Time:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: PIck up and Drop off at SRC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Bring your swim suit and towel as we jump in the Sachs swimming pool in the morning. After lunch we will head over to Brunswick Zone for some bowling fun! We will order Jimmy John’s Slims for lunch!
 
(08:00 AM - 06:00 PM)
 
Apr
01
Spring Break Ceramics Fest
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join Richard at his four-day ceramics festival! Create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and using surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Apr
02
Spring Break Sports Camp
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 06, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some spring break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball. We will have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim in the pool at Sachs. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(All Day Event)
 
Apr
02
Milwaukee County Zoo
Event's details
April 02, 2015
Time:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: PIck up and Drop off at SRC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Travel with us to the Milwaukee County Zoo. We will explore the over 100 acres of wildlife that the Milwaukee County Zoo has to offer including the polar bears, monkeys, and penguins! Please bring a lunch and drink on this trip
 
(08:00 AM - 06:00 PM)
 
Apr
02
Spring Break Ceramics Fest
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join Richard at his four-day ceramics festival! Create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and using surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Apr
03
Spring Break Sports Camp
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 06, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some spring break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball. We will have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim in the pool at Sachs. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(All Day Event)
 
Apr
04
Spring Break Sports Camp
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 06, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some spring break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball. We will have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim in the pool at Sachs. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(All Day Event)
 
Apr
05
Spring Break Sports Camp
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 06, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some spring break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball. We will have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim in the pool at Sachs. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(All Day Event)
 
Apr
06
Spring Break Sports Camp
Event's details
March 30, 2015-April 06, 2015
All Day Event
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some spring break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball. We will have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim in the pool at Sachs. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(All Day Event)
 
Apr
06
Deerfield Parks Tour
Event's details
April 06, 2015
Time:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: PIck up and Drop off at SRC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Get to know our Deerfield parks with us as we visit four of the Park Districts best parks. We will participate in a fun outdoor activity and play in each park before returning to the Jewett Park Community Center. Includes Il Forno Pizza and a drink!
 
(08:00 AM - 06:00 PM)
 
Apr
12
Art Show
Event's details
April 12, 2015
Art Show
Time:12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

View works of art at the Patty Turner Center created by Deerfield Park District Youth, Teen and Adult artists.
 
(12:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
 
Apr
17
Half Day Happenings
Event's details
April 17, 2015
Time:11:40 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Need something to do on the District 109 half days of school? Come to the Deerfield Park District for games and fun. A variety of games, activities, and projects will be offered. Transportation from the District 109 Elementary Schools will be provided to Jewett Park Community Center for the day!
 
(11:40 AM - 06:00 PM)
 

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